Question about Whirlpool Duet 7.0 Cu. Ft. Super Capacity Plus Electric Dryer
I have a HE2 dryer by kenmore, there is power to the unit it lights up. the other night I did a ton of laundry, when i took the last load out I noticed that the light burnt out. Today I went to put a load of laundry in and turned it on then it wouldnt start, it only beeps three times, powers up and all. I tried unplugging it and repluging it in and flipped and checked the breaker. Could it not work because of the light? that sounds like it wouldnt be that but ive seen some crazeier things. any help would be appreciated we dont have the money to call a repair man and were out of warrently of course. Had I known other people had problems with his dryer I would have never bought it...
Kahuna240 here and I am having the same problem with my Elite Oasis dryer. I start the dryer and it runs a few minutes and shuts off. Then it comes back on and beeps 3 times. I have cleaned out the vents, the dryer, and the outside vent. I never get an error code and sometimes it runs longer than others. It is very warm inside when it stops (not excessive heat) but I wonder if this problem is thermal. Same problem..........any soltions?
It appears your thermal fuse has failed in this instance. After the machine begins to warm up - the fail thermally expands, and no longer makes contact.
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